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Full details on The Two Towers Theatrical Cut DVD release

Following on from our previous article we now have the full details on the August 26th Region 1 DVD release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2-disc Special Edition. The theatrical cut will arrive in separate Anamorphic Widescreen and Full Screen editions each carrying a retail price of $29.99 and offering the following material...

Disc 1: The Feature
Feature (approx. 179 minutes)

  • Widescreen (2.35:1) or Fullscreen version of the film
  • Dolby Digital EX 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Stereo Surround Sound
  • English subtitles and closed captions
  • Spanish subtitles
Disc 2: Special Features
Bonus disc featuring hours of additional content.

  • 2 in-depth programs that reveal the secrets behind the production of this epic adventure, including:
    • “On the set – The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
    • “Return to Middle-earth”
  • 8 featurettes originally created for
    • Forces of Darkness
    • Sounds of Middle-earth
    • Edoras & Rohan Culture
    • Creatures
    • Gandalf the White
    • Arms & Armor
    • Helm’s Deep
    • Gollum: Andy Serkis, Bay Raitt
  • Exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes preview of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Emiliana Torrini “Gollum Song” music video
  • Short film by Sean Astin “The Long and Short of It” + behind-the-scenes “making of”
  • Preview of Electronic Arts’ video game, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • An inside look at the Special Extended DVD Edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
DVD-ROM Content
  • Exclusive online content
The Region 2 DVD is expected to arrive on the same day and will be distributed through EIV. Details are expected to be more or less identical to that of the Region 1 edition with the obvious differences (PAL video, subtitle differences etc) including a ridiculous £24.99 retail price.

Here is a look at the R1 widescreen edition cover-art...

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